Antique Tractors Take To The Roads

More than thirty drivers took their antique tractors on a road trip Saturday through northwest Christian County. The annual Western Kentucky Antique Power Associations Tractor Drive began Saturday morning at the Swatzell Farm near Cerulean on the Princeton Road and wound it’s way to Pennyrile State Resort Park near Dawson Springs.

Noah Moore of Hopkinsville was recognized for having the oldest tractor, a 1948 A-model International.

Noah Moore

The oldest tractor driver was 87-year-old Dr. Glenn Sowards from Hopkinsville, who was driving an Oliver Row Crop 60.  Each received a $25 gift certificate donated by H & R Agri-power in Hopkinsville.

Dr. Glenn Sowards

The ride was led by Roger Swatzell, who was driving a 730 John Deere.

The ride also include a covered wagon pulled by Duane Moore of Steadfast Farm in Newstead.

The Christian County Sheriff’s Department escorted the tractor drive.

The West Kentucky Antique Power Association will hold their annual Hal Fennell Memorial Plow Day Saturday, September 29, at 9:00 at Cundiff Farms in Trigg County.


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